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Garden Centres May sales

Hot weather helps sales bloom for Garden Centres May sales

GARDEN centres across the country saw a boost in May sales thanks to the good weather and two Bank Holidays according to the Garden...
April garden centre sales

Rollercoaster for April garden centre sales

SALES at garden centres across the UK had been up and down throughout April (2018) according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report. Outdoor plant income remained under at -12.73% in contrast to the same month last year but could have been lots worse if the inclement weather had endured says the GCA. Iain Wylie, GCA Chief Executive, said: “Sales during April had been very up then down. The first two and a halfweeks showed persistent bad income till the weather turned as we...
Ball Colegrave

Places available at GCA Plant Area Forum at Ball Colegrave

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) is hosting its third annual GCA Plant Area Forum for plant area managers and plant buyers at Ball Colegrave...

Garden centre industry duo sponsored by GCA Trust to go...

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) Trust has selected Matt Tanner from Squire’s Garden Centres and Jayne Scott from Klondyke to go to this year’s...
Rising Star programme for catering staff

GCA launches new Rising Star programme for catering staff

FOLLOWING the on-going success of the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) innovative  Rising Stars innitiative, a new Rising Star programme for catering staff was launched at...
Mike Lind

Mike Lind becomes GCA Chairman for 2018/19

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) has recently (2018) welcomed its new Chairman for 2018/19. Mike Lind, who is the Managing Director of Monkton Elm...
GCA Associate of the Year award

Smart Garden Products scoops GCA Associate of the Year award

Last night’s Garden Centre Association (GCA) 52nd annual conference and Gala dinner saw the Smart Garden team scoop the prestigious GCA Associate of the...

GCA ‘Garden Centres of Excellence’ winners revealed

THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) yesterday (Tuesday, January 23, 2018) revealed the winners of its most prestigious awards at its 52nd annual conference including...

Garden centres scoop top awards at GCA conference

GARDEN centres from across the country scooped awards at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 52nd annual GCA conference yesterday (January 22, 2018). The awards were...
Greenfingers

Sign up for game of ‘fockey’ for Greenfingers Challenge Cup

GARDEN centre and horticultural industry staff are this month (January, 2018) being asked to sign up for a fundraising event being held at the...